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Curbside Pickup for Faculty & Graduate Students is available starting June 23rd.

What We Watched in 2016: NFB Films

The Library subscribes to the National Film Board's (NFB) Campus Screening Room, an online streaming service offering over 3,000 documentaries, animated, and and feature films.    With more than 75 years of expertise in high-quality film-making, NFB delves into people, politics, and events with a uniquely Canadian and thoughtful perspective.     

Among the most frequently films viewed by the Trent community in 2016 were those on Canada's indigenous peoples.  Here are the top ten most viewed films for last year:

  1. Buying Sex (2013)
  2. Warrior Boyz (2008)
  3. Between: Living in the Hyphen (2005) 
  4. Reel Injun (2009)
  5. Survivinig Progress (2011)
  6. As I Am (2010)
  7. Finding Dawn (2006)
  8. Qallunaat! Why White People Are Funny (2006)
  9. The Sterilization of Leilani Muir (1996)
  10. We Were Children (2012)

NFB films may be viewed on or off-campus and can be found in TOPCAT by individual title or by the series title NFB Screening Room.